Nursing Home Death Due to Nursing Home Failure

Waynesburg, PA- Police are investigating the death of a 94 year-old woman who was being cared for at a Waynesburg nursing home. According to the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Irene Sansone was found dead early Saturday morning after her head got…

Detroit-Area Nursing Homes Get Good Ratings in Recent Survey

Detroit, MI-If you are in the position where you need to choose a nursing home for an aging loved one, you could use some help. There are so many things to consider and deciphering all the information can be daunting, but there is help.Each…

Denver Nursing Homes Get Good Rankings in U.S. News Survey

Denver, CO- Choosing a nursing home is complicated as anyone who has tried is well aware of. There are numerous aspects a person must consider such as how well the nursing home is staffed, what the facility’s health inspection ratings are…

The Ugly Truth about Elder Abuse and Neglect in Nursing Homes

Denver, CO- You can hardly turn on the news or search the internet without running across stories of child abuse, animal abuse or spousal abuse, but there is one type of abuse that is largely overlooked by the news; that is elder abuse. And…

Minnesota Nursing Home Administrator Calls Rape Victim a “Flirt”

Hermantown, MN- An 89 year-old woman and her family is suing a Minnesota nursing home after she was raped by a nursing assistant and administrators allegedly impeded the ensuing investigation, accusing the victim instead. In January of 2013,…

Male Nurse Accused of Sexually Assaulting Nursing Home Resident

Nanic Aidasani, 42, has been arrested for the rape, and now the family members of the woman who was raped wants the Manhattanville Health Center in Marble Hill investigated by the state Health Department. Another employee of the facility…

How to Find a Safe and Well-Staffed South Carolina Nursing Home

Greenville, SC- Placing a loved one in a nursing home is a very difficult decision especially since incidents of abuse and neglect are far too common. People like to think when they place an elderly relative in a nursing home or other long-term…

New Study Shows Hospitalizations Increase after Temporary Nursing Home Stays

Greenville, SC- Nursing homes are not just for the elderly who require intensive one-on-one care, these facilities are often used for Medicare recipients and hospital patients who need rehabilitative services. But a new study showed that Medicare…

Bed Sores; Sign of Neglect in South Carolina Nursing Homes

Greenville, SC- There is a large number of nursing homes that offer their residents quality care, but some homes in South Carolina are woefully understaffed, causing the residents to suffer unnecessary injuries or emotional distress. One of…

Negligence Leads to Patient’s Death in New York Nursing Home

Mineola, NY- After a year-long investigation, New York Attorney General Eric Schniederman charged nine nursing home employees in connection to the 2012 death of a temporary resident of the Medford Multicare Center. In 2012, Aurelia Rios, a…